The SACERS scale measures some process variables (i.
The SACERS is made up of 43 items covering 7 sub-scales: space and furnishings, health and safety, activities, interactions, program structure, and staff development.
The means and standards deviations of the VOT scale, SACERS, and the SACERS sub-scales for each program are summarized in Table 3.
51), according to the SACERS descriptors on the 7-point scale.
The mean score on the VOT scale was positively and significantly correlated with the overall mean SACERS program score (r=.
The SACERS assesses the developmental appropriateness of the school-age child care program, focusing on 43 items covering six sub-scales: space and furnishings, health and safety, activities, interactions, program structure, and staff development.
Reliability and validity of the SACERS has been evaluated in several ways.
For example, SACERS scores at pre-initiative ranged from 2.
1 4% Bachelor's 15 54% Master's 4 14% Major 24 Education 9 38% Child Development 4 17% Psychology 4 17% Other (unrelated) 7 28% Yearly Salary (dollars) 23 22,473 7,856 5-39,000 Benefits 28 Health Insurance 22 79% Retirement 17 61% Annual Leave 23 82% Sick Leave 24 86% Table 2 Mean Scores on Observation Measures, Pre-Initiative to Post-Initiative Pre-Initiative Pre-Initiative Measure M SD Range M SD Range SACERS 3.